Engineers

demolition of the wind turbine

WIND POWER DECOMMISSIONING

Today an increasing number of wind farms in Europe are reaching the end of their lifespan. In 2016, Europe had over 4,000 offshore wind turbines operating across 11 countries, making a total of 15.8 GW of installed and grid-connected capacity. Turbines older than 20 years In 2017 alone 15,638MW was installed […]

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POWER GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

POWER GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

Take a look at the Spring 2018 edition of Power Generation Technology, edited and written by Nicholas Newman. Power Generation Technology brings the latest innovations, knowledge and expertise in the power industry from the west to the BRIC power bureaus, engineers and industry professionals. The magazine provides the emerging BRIC […]

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transneft oil pipeline map

Despite the sanctions Transneft keeps on growing

Transneft is the world’s leading operator of around 70,000 kilometres of oil pipeline in a network linking oil fields and refineries across the European continent, as well as to markets in Central Asia and China. See Table 1.  Indeed, Transneft shifts eight times the amount of crude oil compared with […]

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How electric batteries are made

The design, functionality and price of vehicle electric batteries are the decisive factors in any decision to invest in the mass manufacture of electric vehicles (EVs)… Electric batteries are integral to the main formats of electric vehicles (EVs) namely, hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and all-electric […]

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Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the fishing vessels’ choice

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the fishing vessels’ choice

Finnish-based technology provider Wärtsilä, has won a contract from Scottish-based Lunar Fishing Co Ltd, to replace its existing “Luna bow” purse signer trawler with a new ship of the same name. The replacement vessel is being built at the Karstensens Skibsvaerft shipyard in Denmark and the order with Wärtsilä was […]

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